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on the impact. >> the faa says 6700 flights every day may be delayed. because they're just not enough eyes to watch them. the faa says the skies are a little less crowded today and frustration among passengers is higher. a gate agent tells passengers we didn't know this would happen but two months ago ray lahood warned cuts could force the faa to furlough controllers. >> congress needs to fix this. fix a very dumb law. >> congress has not fixed it and now, the faa says every controller will be laid off one day twofr weeks and flights delayed or canceled. >> boarding a plane to get back to lax. just sat on the tarmac about an hour. >> larry's flight never did make it to los angeles and some flights from los angeles were hours late last night. >> we had flights operating as late as, as early as 2:00 a.m. >> that flight supposed arrive before 11:30. mike's flight delayed six hours. >> if i'm delayed six hours and can't work what is everybody else delayed? how much have you lost? >> the long delays were mostly at lax. san francisco international airport report nod delays due to air traffic con
in yesterday, for 47-thousand f-a-a workers, including 15-thousand air traffic controllers. workers have to take a total of 11- furlough days by september. that means 15-hundred controllers could be off on a given day, or 10-percent of the workforce. in fact, the f-a-a has been keeping some planes on the ground because there are not enough controllers to monitor the busy skies. officials warn delays are likely to continue. 'you have to see it to believe it.' that's what one of the workers said, as he was cleaning up a homeless camp this morning in san jose. the eviction and clean-up is part of san jose's on-going effort. to get people who are homeless off the streets, into a shelter. and onto a path back toward society. rob fladeboe? >> this will award showing dozens of homeless camp will warned-their camp considered an environmental hazard, as many as 170 campers were given notice on friday, that they had to gather their things and be gone by monday morning. kron four's rob fladeboe shows you what they left behind. a well-worn footpath through the trees and brush leads to several dozen
travelers at some of the nation's busiest airports. yesterday alone the faa said there were more than 400 flight delays nationwide. 47,000 faa workers must take furlough days, including 15,000 air traffic controllers, losing one day of work every other week. that's a 10% reduction in staffing. >> when 70% of your budget of your operating budget is personnel, you cannot avoid when the cuts are as deep as they are in the sequester, the kinds of actions that are taken. >> today the transportation department says it's considering a request from the airline industry to temporarily suspend the delay rule in light of these furloughs. that rule prohibits airlines from keeping passengers on the tarmac for more than three hours. here in the bay area, an average of three air traffic controllers are scheduled to be furloughed in san francisco, oakland and san jose. officials say so far they haven't seen significant delays due to the furloughs here. however, the faa tells us los angeles international experienced delays of more than three hours for some arriving flights last night and that ended up cau
, federal budget cuts have kicked in testing the already thin patience of air travelers. faa furloughs causing some delays at airports across the country with air traffic controllers forced to take days off. at sfo, most lights were on schedule. some flights into and out of lax, it's a repeat of last evening when some flights out of los angeles were delayed up to two hours. >>> well, it's one of the most well manicured cities in the bay area. >> and one look at the water bill will tell you why. on this earth day, kit doe shows us why palo alto is using so much water and who is using more. kit. >> this is an increasingly common sight here in palo alto. now the thing about this city is that they know they use a lot of water and they're trying to do something about it. >> it's one of the luscious, greenest cities in the bay area and it's no wonder. palo alto ranks near the top of the list for bay area water users. the bay area water supply and conservation agency says palo alto uses 100 gallons of water per day. the average is 77-gallons per day. it turns out, palo altoans love their y
. the ntsb wants to know out prob -- how problems with the batteries went unnoticed by the faa and boeing inspectors during test flights. the problem grounded the jets three months ago. the faa approved a redesigned battery system and this week boeing is install the batteries and dreamliners that happen in operation around the world. small knives are still banned on planes. the tsa reversed its decision to start allowing small knives on board passenger planes. that would have happened this thursday. tsa is now saying it needs more time to reveal all of the public feedback on the decision. unions for flight attendants and pilots loudly protested against the change. many passengers say they really never liked the idea of allowing planes on -- knives on planes. >>> 8:19. some bay area schools are seeing a rise in bomb threats. now, just yesterday, a student at san francisco state found a suspicious package in a music and theater building. inside the package, a note saying a bomb was about to go off. now, police investigated the building, their search proved that threat was a hoax. >> it made
are already being played. several people from the obama administration are saying pressure the faa. tell them you want them to find a different way to balance their budgets. it doesn't have to be by putting these workers on furlough. they could tighten their other budget considerations. we'll see what happens when it really gets busy. ken bastida, kpix 5. >>> the next time you're getting ready to travel, you can check the status of your flight on our website, kpix.com. >>> federal officials are delaying a policy that would allow small knives, bats and other sports equipment on planes. the tsa says that the policy change has been delayed to accommodate feedback from an advisory committee made up of aviation industry, consumer and law enforcement officials. the change was to go into effect thursday. >>> coming up in our next half hour, another terror plot this time targeting mass transit. where the suspects allegedly planned to bomb a train and their ties to al qaeda. >> everyone that saw it was almost in tears. >> how a bay area school sent a special message to the student injured in the bosto
of regulators and company officials asserted by the plant's safety. to say manpower, the faa designates employes and aircraft makers will see the safety testing of new planes. >> the obama administration says, it has seized 21 million from troubled of leg of his carauto maker fisker automotive. that's just weeks after the company laid off 3/4 of its workers, amid continuing financial and production problems. fisker had already received nearly 200 million, o 29 of the $529 million federal loan, before the problems which led officials to freeze the loan in 2011. it has pledged its assets as collateral. the government was given to the anaheim based company is part of an obama in ministration program to boost electric cars, and other advanced vehicles. the nation's biggest banks are rolling out the next generation of 80 atm s the latest model including features like video chatting with a live teller in getting changer paying your credit card bill. bank of america's new tellers is machines for example allowed a customer to swipe a debit or credit card, driver's license or photo id for authentication.
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